The news of coup attempt in Guinea-Bissau on 1 February 2022, a member of the g7+, has concerned the group of g7+. We stand in solidarity with the people of Guinea-Bissau as the country is facing difficult times.

We appeal to all parties and the military to restrain from violence and conflict. The people of Guinea-Bissau deserve to live in Peace and democracy needs to prevail in the country.

The g7+ Eminent Person H.E. Xanana Gusmão has communicated with the leaders in Guinea-Bissau, calling for restrain and calm. We at the g7+ secretariat are closely monitoring the situation there.

We stand ready to help in maintaining peace and stability, the best way we can.